MCAT Study Guide

This is a study guide intended for preparation for the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), required of students applying to American medical schools with the goal of obtaining a recognized medical degree in allopathic (M.D.) or osteopathic (D.O.) medicine.

Table of ContentsEdit

Physical SciencesEdit


  • Atomic Structure
  • Periodic Table Trends
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Stoichiometry
  • Kinetics and Equilibrium
  • Thermochemistry
  • Phases of Matter
  • Solutions
  • Acids and Bases
  • Electrochemistry


  • Vectors and Kinematics
  • Forces and Mechanics
  • Energy
  • Thermodynamics
  • Substances
  • Magnetism
  • Electrostatics
  • Circuits
  • Motion and Sound
  • Light and Optics
  • Atomic Physics
  • Nuclear Physics

Biological SciencesEdit

Organic ChemistryEdit

  • Alkanes
  • Carboxylic Acid Derivatives


Verbal ReasoningEdit


The writing section of the MCAT was removed in 2013 and is no longer on the exam

Last modified on 11 August 2013, at 16:22